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Apr 24, 2013 4:00am PDT
certification of the failed battery, but for knowledge that can be applied to emerging technologies going forward. " that was deborah hersman of the ntsb. hersman also said "it is imperative to undersand how to best oversee the batteries' development and certification." officials from boeing, the faa and the 787's battery manufacturers are all being called to testify. mcdonald's is being punished by a consumer agency in brazil. according to reuters, the burger chain must pay a $1.6- million fine because it targeted children with its happy meal advertising and toys. a spokesperson for mcdonald's declined to comment on the fine. in the latest round of earnings, coach and dupont emerged as winners. luxury buyers gave coach stock a bounce. the company posted better-than- expected sales. shares traded 10% higher on the news. meanwhile, last summer's drought helped to double profits for crop chemical-maker dupont. airline stocks for delta and u.s. airways both popped. the airlines reported higher first quarter profits. however, delta says it's already anticipating lower profits due to sequester
KICU
Apr 22, 2013 4:00am PDT
the new technology, we are going to be one of the biggest oil producers in the world. the big question is, can opec play the same game that they have played for the last decade? when they want prices to go up, they take oil off the market. how can they do that when the u.s. has a glut of oil sitting in cushing, oklahoma, that they can flood the market with? it is a new day for oil, it is a new day for opec, and it is going to be very fascinating to see how this plays out. - thank you phill, and we will have you on in good times and in bad. - thank you. lawmakers are expected to vote this week on a proposal that could add taxes to all puchases made online. the marketplace fairness act would allow states to collect sales tax from online retailers. amazon and other etailers dodge paying sales tax in states where there is no storefront presence. opponets of the bill argue state sales tax laws are too complex for the legislation to work. brick and mortar stores contend the tax loophole gives online stores a price advantage. the ceo of yahoo is defending her decision to end the tech
KICU
Apr 23, 2013 4:00am PDT
, iowa. local lawmakers say it will be "the most technologically advanced data center in the world." the 20- acre site will be used as a storage facility - and you thought they kept all that stuff in a cloud. for facebook's vast amount of data, the result of all those status updates and photos, the project has a $1.5- billion price tag. traders and investors are anxiously awaiting earnings from apple. analysts predict the tech company will post earnings of $10.12 per share on sales of $42.6 bllion. anticipation is high, however, that apple could reveal its first profit decline in 10 years. apple's stock has declined around $300 since last fall. microsoft is the latest focus of activist shareholders. shares of microsoft jumped $1.07 on a cnbc report that activist investor group valueact has taken a $2-billion stake in the company. one of the complaints from the activist group is the stock is little changed from 11 years ago. already this year, apple, jc penney and herbalife have gained the attention of activists. ralph lauren clothing company will pay $1.6 million to settle a bribery scan
KICU
Apr 19, 2013 4:00am PDT
technology. - how much money can a blogger who you agree to represent make? - we have a number of bloggers who are making six figures. - wow. - yeah, it can be very lucrative. - now, it's not just writing down, "oh, my baby just burped, isn't that cute?" this is a full-time, hardcore job. - it's a full-time job. the ones who are making money have nannies, they are taking care of childcare, they create editorial calendars. it is a business. they have assistants, they have people helping them out, a full staff to handle ads. - almost an eight-hour-a-day job, in fact? - yeah, absolutely. - so how do you represent them, and what is it that companies want? they just want to have an ad on the site? - we represent them for content, so what it's called now is "native advertising." if you read the business pages - obviously you do - you see that term all the time, and that is what we do. so, we help bloggers to incorporate the brand story into their own organic content - fully disclosed, but in a way that's a lot more compelling. - so it's not really journalism. - it's not. some of the bloggers are
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